CAPSULE: BRICK (2005)

366 Weird Movies may earn commissions from purchases made through product links. DIRECTED BY: Rian Johnson FEATURING: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner, Lukas Haas, Noah Fleiss, Matt O’Leary, Emilie de Ravin, Noah Segan, Meagan Good, Richard Roundtree PLOT: A disaffected teenager investigates the mysterious disappearance of his ex-girlfriend, confronting untrustworthy allies and vicious enemies to uncover … Continue reading CAPSULE: BRICK (2005)

WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 1/24/2020

366 Weird Movies may earn commissions from purchases made through product links. Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs and Blu-rays (and hot off the server VODs), and on more distant horizons… Trailers of new release movies are generally available at the official site links. IN THEATERS (LIMITED RELEASE): Assassination 33 … Continue reading WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 1/24/2020

WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 1/10/2020

366 Weird Movies may earn commissions from purchases made through product links. Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs and Blu-rays (and hot off the server VODs), and on more distant horizons… Trailers of new release movies are generally available at the official site links. IN THEATERS (LIMITED RELEASE): VHYes (2019): … Continue reading WEIRD HORIZON FOR THE WEEK OF 1/10/2020

ONLINE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY 2019 AWARDS (WITH OUR VOTES)

The 2019 Online Film Critics Society awards are out. Weird films didn’t fare well in the nominations this year. I Lost My Body was nominated for Best Animated Film; Florence Pugh for Best Actress in Midsommar; and we saw a Best Supporting actor nom for Willem Dafoe and a Best Cinematography bid, both for The … Continue reading ONLINE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY 2019 AWARDS (WITH OUR VOTES)

TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2019: MAINSTREAM EDITION

Here is my obligatory annual top 10 list of movies, ranked according to mainstream standards. In other words, weird movies are allowed in this list, but I attempt to rank 2019 releases according to their general merit, intended for people who don’t specialize in the genre. Provocative cults film like Under the Silver Lake can … Continue reading TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2019: MAINSTREAM EDITION

STOCKING COAL: THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL (1978)

With the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (directed by Rian Johnson), it appears that Saint Nicholas has appeased a considerable sector of movie goers in 2017, except for the formula-craving fanatics who were preferring something akin to the pedestrian Rogue One. Johnson’s The Last Jedi, in declining to subscribe to expectations of franchise assembly line lovers, … Continue reading STOCKING COAL: THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL (1978)

303. UNDER THE SKIN (2013)

“We wanted to create a space that felt alien, but in the knowledge that you’re limited by the fact that you’re doing it using human imagination… So then you’re kind of in dream space, or nightmare… You’re trying to get to places that are more felt than thought.”–Jonathan Glazer DIRECTED BY: Jonathan Glazer FEATURING: Scarlett … Continue reading 303. UNDER THE SKIN (2013)